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[texts]The sea traders - Hurd, Archibald, Sir, 1869-
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Keywords: Merchant marines -- Great Britain; Great Britain -- Commerce History
Downloads: 300
[audio]Interview with Charles Hoffman / conducted by Joseph Williams
Mr. Hoffman is a 1960 Marine Transportation graduate of Maritime College (MC). What spurred Mr. Hoffman to attend MC was talking with his best friendâs brother who graduated from MC in 1952. Coming from a small town in upstate NY Mr. Hoffman also wanted to experience the world and travel. Mr. Hoffman explains how he struggled academically in his first 3 semesters at MC and how he overcame his poor study habits...
Keywords: Maritime College; merchant marines; Empire State III; oral histories; Fort Schuyler
Downloads: 6
[audio]Interview with Kenneth Bishop, Clarence Kenyon, Alfred Longo, and Albert Mackay / conducted by Elizabeth Berilla.
Kenneth Bishop, Clarence Kenyon, Alfred Longo, and Albert Mackay are 1960 graduates of Maritime College (MC). Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Longo, and Mr. Mackay all graduated with a Marine Engineering degree and Mr. Bishop with a degree in Marine Transportation. Each had their own reasons for choosing MC for their undergraduate education from wanting to travel to having an interest in ships. All agree the price was right too...
Keywords: Maritime College; merchant marines; Empire State III; oral histories; Fort Schuyler
Downloads: 27
[audio]TSVP Veteran Voices: Howard Pfeifer - The Social Voice Project
Howard Pfeifer wanted to be on deck, where the action was. At age 19 during WW II, Howard left Pittsburgh PA to serve as a Quartermaster with the United States Merchant Marine Service. Sailing around the world in vulnerable convoys, he brought vital supplies, ammunition, and troops to the war fronts--including a trip to Iraq that resupplied the Soviet Red Army. Often overlooked by veteran memorials, the United Merchant Marine Service has been involved in every major war since the Revolution...
Keywords: life stories; merchant marines; WW II; TSVP; Pittsburgh; veterans; oral history
Downloads: 119
[audio]Interview with Phillip Dilloway / conducted by Elizabeth Berilla
Phillip Dilloway, Class of 1946. He recalls his days as a cadet at the Maritime College.
Keywords: Maritime College; Fort Schuyler; Empire State I; American Pilot; Merchant marines. Oral histories
Downloads: 69
[audio]Interview with Frank Hoch / conducted by Gregory Murphy.
Mr. Hoch is a 1978 graduate of Maritime College (MC). Mr. Hoch explains why his father and cousin contributed to his decision to attend MC. Mr. Hoch notes at the time when his class entered MC it had the largest contingent of women attending in the deck and engine departments. Mr. Hoch describes the campus and technology during his time at MC. Mr. Hoch sailed on the Empire State V. He describes his 1st cruise as a freshman when they sailed through a hurricane...
Keywords: Maritime College; merchant marines; Empire State V; oral histories; Fort Schuyler
Downloads: 43
[movies]"State of Maine" Training Ship - Mark Kuzio
The Mark and Tim Show visit and get a tour of the "State of Maine" training ship docked in Castine at the Maine Maritime Academy.
Keywords: interview; education; maritime history; Castine; Maine Maritime Academy; State of Maine training ship; merchant marines
Downloads: 119
[audio]Interview with Charles Strommer and Leonard Weiss / conducted by Gregory Murphy
Charles Strommer and Leonard Weiss are October 1946 graduates of the then Maritime Academy, not yet a SUNY institution. There were (2) graduating classes in 1946, January and October because WWII was raging students were pushed through as fast as possible stated Mr. Weiss. Mr. Weiss was 17 when he decided to attend the academy in an effort to avoid the draft. Mr. Strommer wanted to be a big shot and took every entrance exam possible, the Naval Academy, Military Academy, US Army College program a...
Keywords: Maritime College; Fort Schuyler; Empire State I; American Pilot; Merchant marines. Oral histories
Downloads: 14
[movies]"State of Maine" Training Ship - Mark Kuzio
The Mark and Tim Show visit and take a tour of the Maine Maritime Academy training ship, the "State of Maine", docked in Castine,Maine.
Keywords: Castine; Maine Maritime Academy; State of Maine training ship; merchant marines; interview; maritime history
Downloads: 143
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Interview by Jerry Gardner with Verna Smith - June 1983 - Bronson Gardner
The Life Of Don Gardner - Interview by Jerry Gardner with Verna Smith - June 1983 Verna Smith met Don in 1951 in Arcade (near Sacramento), Calif. She describes how sensitive Don was. Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry. Don was the son of hard-working parents, Serenus Gardner and Pansy May Yarrington...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 2
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories of his Sister, Faith Gardner Stowers - Bronson Gardner
The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories of his Sister, Faith Gardner Stowers. - June 1983. This 5 minute video is an interview By Jerry Gardner (Don's son) with Don's younger sister, Faith. She recounts several memories of him. Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry. Don was the son of hard-working parents, Serenus Gardner and Pansy May Yarrington...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 1
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories by his father, Rea Gardner - Bronson Gardner
The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories by his father, Rea Gardner. - June 1983. This 27 minute video is an interview By Jerry Gardner (Don's son) with Don's father, Rea. Rea talks about Don and also talks about many of his own experiences, with some advice for his children and grandchildren. Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 2
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Family Reunion. - June 1983. - Bronson Gardner
The Life Of Don Gardner - Family Reunion. - June 1983. This 4 minute video is documents a family reunion held by Don's wife and children on June 13, 1983. Included in this video a special "Family Tree" cake that shows all of Don's children and and grandchildren at the time. Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 4
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Video Scrap Book - Bronson Gardner
This 15 minute video scrapbook, narrated by Don’s son Jerry, summarizes the life of Don Gerard Gardner, Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry. Don was the son of hard-working parents, Serenus Gardner and Pansy May Yarrington. He was a great-grandson of Archibald Gardner, a Scottish immigrant who joined the LDS church in 1845...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 2
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Funeral - August 30, 1969 - Bronson Gardner
The Life Of Don Gardner - Funeral - August 30, 1969 This 4 minute video is documents Don Gardner's funeral, on August 30th, 1969 in Del Paso Heights, California. Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry. Don was the son of hard-working parents, Serenus Gardner and Pansy May Yarrington...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 5
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories of his friends, Verna and LJ Myer - Bronson Gardner
The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories of his friends, Verna and LJ Myer. - June 1983. This 8 minute video is an interview By Jerry Gardner (Don's son) with Don's friends Verna and LJ Myer. They recount several memories of him. They first met him in 1945. Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 1
[movies]The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories of his friend, Elmer Gardner. - Bronson Gardner
The Life Of Don Gardner - Memories of his friend, Elmer Gardner. - June 1983. This 5 minute video is an interview By Jerry Gardner (Don's son) with Don's friend Elmer Gardner (not a relative). He recounts several memories of him. Don Gardner was born February 5th, 1917 in Ogen, Utah. "Right or wrong, thin or overweight, he was the only Dad we will ever know" --quote from Don's son, Jerry. Don was the son of hard-working parents, Serenus Gardner and Pansy May Yarrington...
Keywords: Don Gardner; Rea Gardner; Pansy May Yarrington; Pansy Yarrington; Serenus Gardner; Word War II; WWII; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 4
[movies]Launching LSD; USS Yorktown; Tanker Torpedoed - United States. Navy
Listed at the National Archives as "16041 Prod Movietone Subj Launching LSD Footage 400." LSD is an acronym for "Landing Ship, Docks" a type of Landing Craft. National Archives description: "1) MS LSD being launched; it slides down the ways sideways.2) GV Workers driving wedges from beneath the hull of the USS Doyen.3) MS Ship as she is launched, oil wells of Long Beach seen in the bg.4) CU Open-end stern for handling LCVP"s.16315 PROD: USS YORKTOWN (MOVIETONE) SUBJ: HITS ON FLIGHT DECK 100"1) C...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Landing Craft; Newsreel; USS Yorktown; USS Yorktown (CV-5); USS Doyen; USS Doyen (APA-1); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; Antiaircraft Guns; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 72
[movies]Newsreel: Life Aboard Merchant Ship; Marines Land, Solomons - United States. Navy
Listed at National Archives as 16086 Prod- Paramount Subject - Life Aboard Merchant Ship 748". National Archives description: 1) LS-MS-CU Men checking emergency supplies in small boat (SV).2) CU Faces of crewmembers (SV).3) LS-MS CU Mess cooks preparing meal in galley.4) LS-MS Crane lowers life-raft into position on mount.5) CU W/O inserts light-tipped airscoop in porthole (SV).6) MS-CU Crewmembers eating dinner (SV).7) MS Mess boys serving dinner plates (SV).8) CU Men eating.9) MS-CU Merchant M...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Newsreel; Merchant Marines; World War; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Merchant Mariners -- United States; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 137
[movies]1943 Universal Newsreel: Attu, U-boat Sunk, Tunis - Universal
U.S. Forces Blast Japs From AttuNazi Submarine Sunk By Convoy In War At SeaUnited Nations Enter Tunis In TriumphNational Archives description "Part 1 shows an amphibious landing in the Aleutian Islands. Part 2, depth charges are dropped and a German submarine which tried to attack a convoy surfaces. Part 3, shows clean-up operations in Tunis. Hordes of German soldiers are captured. British, troops are warmly greeted by citizens...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; Universal Newsreels; Giraud, Henri, 1879-1949; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; Great Britain. -- Army; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, German; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean; Merchant Marines; Messe, Giovanni; Arnim, Hans-Jürgen von
Downloads: 18
[texts]United States Maritime Commission Cadet Corps And Academy - United States. War Shipping Administration
United States Maritime Commission Cadet Corps And Academy: Information Booklet For Young Americans Possessing A Strong Desire For A Career As An Officer In The Merchant Marine Of The United States CONTENTS PART ONE Traditions and History of the U.S. Merchant Marine 7 National Policy With Respect to the Merchant Marine 14 U. S. Navy and the Merchant Marine 16 The Merchant Marine as a Service 19 The Profession of Ship's Officer 21 Opportunities in the Merchant Marine 21 Authority of the War Shippi...
Keywords: Merchant Marines; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps; World War II; Merchant Mariners -- United States; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; United States Maritime Service; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment
Downloads: 16
[movies]A Ship Is Born - United States. Maritime Commission
Short Warner Brothers documentary film about the United States Maritime Service (Merchant Marines). Produced for the U.S. Maritime Commission and U.S. Coast Guard. Begins with a shipyard and shipbuilding and then shows Merchant Marine training at the United States Maritime Service Training Station in Port Hueneme, California. Kind of goofy. Oddly, it was nominated for an Academy Award in 1943 for "Best Documentary." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you inten...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Merchant marine -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Merchant mariners -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Merchant Marines; WWII; United States Maritime Service; World War II; Warner Brothers; 1943 Academy Award Nominee For Best Documentary
Downloads: 778
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine, Army Edition No. 2, 1943
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 02, 1943. (AKA "The War No. 2) 01 Symphony Of The Sands : soldiers at a Shostakovich 7th Symphony concert. With Ivy Lowe, Edward G. Robinson and Leopold Stokowski 02 Merchant Marine - U Boats!: Footage of the Battle of the Atlantic 03 Seized By The Japs: Captured Japanese film from the Sino-Japanese War. 04 How Much Can You Take: Testing military equipment under extreme conditions at Ft...
Keywords: WWII; USS Hornet (CV-12); Leopold Stokowski; Shostakovich 7th Symphony; Edward G Robinson; Ivy Lowe; Symphony no. 7 Leningrad; Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Merchant Marines
Downloads: 152
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 06 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 06, 1943 (AKA The War, NO. 6, 1943)01 F.O.B. America: Short film about the M-10 tank destroyer. 02 Back Home - Detroit Michigan: Short film about Detroit. UAW factory workers go to Camp Atterbury, Indiana to experience military life. Soldiers to go Detroit to visit the plants that are producing materiel for the war effort. 03 I Was There [Doolittle Raid]: AAF Captains Ted W...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; UAW; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993; Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare; United States. Army; US Army; World War II: Homefront; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Merchant Marines; Merchant Mariners -- Soviet
Downloads: 262
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